CELTIC ON VERGE OF BECOMING HISTORY BHOYS

CELTIC ON VERGE OF BECOMING HISTORY BHOYS

Celtic stand on the verge of reaching a historic milestone when they return to league action on Wednesday.

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LIVERPOOL SEEK LEAGUE CUP HOME COMFORT

LIVERPOOL SEEK LEAGUE CUP HOME COMFORT

Liverpool’s formidable home record was meant to provide the platform for a tilt at three trophies this season - but Saturday’s surprise 3-2 Premier League defeat by Swansea spoiled that idea.

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EGYPT LOOK TO JOIN GHANA IN QUARTERS

EGYPT LOOK TO JOIN GHANA IN QUARTERS

Seven-time champions Egypt face Ghana in Port-Gentil on Wednesday looking for the result that will see them join their opponents in qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.

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Manchester United are to create 300 new positions for disabled supporters at Old Trafford as part of a plan that will see the ground’s capacity shaved from 75,635 to about 73,000.
Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez insists he is sure Lionel Messi will sign a new deal with the Catalan giants despite continued speculation over the five-time World Player of the Year’s future.
James Rodriguez has suffered another calf injury setback as Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane counts the cost of mounting fitness problems for the La Liga leaders.
M'Baye Niang is in talks with Milan over the prospect of a January exit, amid speculation linking him with a potential move to Arsenal, head coach Vincenzo Montella has confirmed.
Celtic stand on the verge of reaching a historic milestone when they return to league action on Wednesday.
Seven-time champions Egypt face Ghana in Port-Gentil on Wednesday looking for the result that will see them join their opponents in qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.
The draw for the 2018 World Cup finals hosted by Russia will take place in the Kremlin on December 1, the country’s Football Union (RFU) chief Vitaly Mutko said Monday.
The Football Association has charged Arsene Wenger for misconduct for allegedly using abusive language towards the fourth official in Sunday's encounter against Burnley.
Sergio Busquets will be out of action for an indefinite period after Barcelona confirmed he sprained his right ankle in Sunday's 4-0 win over Eibar.
Luka Modric and Marcelo have sustained respective abductor and hamstring injuries, Real Madrid confirmed on Monday.
Thiago Alcantara has resumed outside training but is yet to re-join his Bayern Munich team-mates as the midfielder continues to recover from a thigh problem
The world’s top sports court on Tuesday dismissed an appeal by Serbia against Kosovo’s membership in European football governing body UEFA.
Massimiliano Allegri has hit out at the controversy surrounding Gianluigi Buffon following Juventus' 2-0 win over Lazio on Sunday.
Liverpool’s formidable home record was meant to provide the platform for a tilt at three trophies this season - but Saturday’s surprise 3-2 Premier League defeat by Swansea spoiled that idea.
Marco van Basten believes controversy over his proposed changes to football's rules have been whipped up by the media but the former Netherlands star stands by his preference to scrap offsides.
Tunisia became the first team to score four goals at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations as they beat Zimbabwe 4-2 in Libreville Monday to seal a quarter-finals place.
Alexandre Lacazette is “waiting for the right moment” to make a call on his future at Lyon, says former team-mate Samuel Umtiti.
Christian Pulisic has penned a three-and-a-half-year deal with Borussia Dortmund, to put rumours of a move to Liverpool to rest.
Bayern Munich have allayed fears midfielder Arturo Vidal could miss next month's Champions League round-of-16 clash with Arsenal at the Allianz Arena.
The Coppa Italia quarter finals get underway on Tuesday night, and they start off with a huge tie between Napoli and Fiorentina.

Stan Wawrinka cruised past a lacklustre Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to reach the Australian Open semi-finals.
Venus Williams advanced to her first Australian Open semi-final since 2003 with a straight-sets win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova on Tuesday.
Bernie Ecclestone was removed from his position as chief executive after Liberty Media completed its $8 billion takeover of Formula 1 on Monday evening.
England's Ronnie O'Sullivan fought back from behind to beat Joe Perry 10-7 to become the first player to win the Masters snooker tournament seven times.
Formula 1’s soon-to-be-owners Liberty Media have warned that Ferrari could lose their automatic $100 million bonus.
It was not pretty but Serena Williams overcame the challenge of Barbora Strycova to win through to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga ended Dan Evans' surprise Australian Open run by coming from a set down to reach the quarter-finals.
Former McClaren and Williams driver Juan Pablo Montoya has succeeded Sebastian Vettel as the holder of the Champion of Champions trophy by beating Tom Kristensen 2-0 in the final.
Coco Vandeweghe continued her giant-killing run at the Australian Open with the thrashing of Garbine Muguruza in Tuesday's quarterfinals.
Former Ferrari and Mercedes man Ross Brawn is back in Formula 1 after being handed a key role by new owner Liberty Media.
The man who stunned Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open saw his challenge ended on Monday, as Grigor Dimitrov got the better of Denis Istomin in the fourth round.
Ducati's target in MotoGP this season must be to fight for the championship, according to Andrea Dovizioso.
Sebastian Vettel drove Team Germany to victory at the ROC Nations Cup despite having to do all the racing himself after Pascal Wehrlein was sidelined.
Roger Federer showed his readiness to fill the Murray-Djokovic-shaped hole at the Australian Open by outclassing Kei Nishikori in five sets to make the quarter-finals.
Defending champion Angelique Kerber crashed out of the Australian Open in the fourth round with a straight-sets defeat to the magnificent Coco Vandeweghe.
Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi says he would like to enter the Le Mans 24 Hours in the future and insists he has no regrets over opting not to switch to Formula 1 a decade ago.

Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi organized last Sunday the second programme of the Autocross and Motocross from the ASMK 2016/2017 Championships.
Results
William Chetcuti claimed the Wenzu Vella Double Trap selection organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation at Bidnija.
Frankie Tanti and Nello Calleja, the two international volleyball referees, will be engaged in a number of matches during the first months of the year, directing matches from the CEV’s CEV and Challenge Cups.
Following a short hiatus, the Malta Mountain Bike Association made a welcome return in 2016 offering enthusiasts a full blown calendar of events consisting of a mix of Cross Country and Downhill races.
Maltese international basketball referee Bernard Vassallo will again be involved in the European sphere this week with a game in Italy.
Brian Galea claimed the MSSF Trap Trophy organised at Bidnija on Sunday.
Assoċjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi (ASMK) opened the ‘ASMK - 2016/2017’ for the Autocross and Motocross.
Malta’s international basketball referee Bernard Vassallo will again be involved in the European sphere this week with a game in Turkey.
Brian Galea claimed the Trap trophy at the Qormi Clay Shooting Club in very bad weather conditions.
Bozidar Dimitrov won the Wenzu Vella Skeet trophy organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation at Bidnija this weekend.
Tristan Fenech of Bormla Subbuteo Club finished third in the Under 19 international tournament held in Rochefort, Belgium.
A record number of participants braved the hard winter conditions to line up at the start of Sunday’s first race of the Agones Sfc Trail Running League.
Results
The Malta Weightlifting Association Electoral Congress was held on Saturday at the Cottonera Sport Complex in which were elected the board members for 2017-20.
After postponing twice due to dangerous track conditions, the Gozo Motorcross Association organised its third round of the championship 2016/17.

Sliema Wanderers claimed the so-called ‘Old Firm’ derby after beating Floriana 3-1 at the Hibernians Stadium on Sunday.
Results
Balzan Youths extended their lead at the top of the Premier league to four points after a 1-0 win over St. Andrews on Saturday.
Malta futsal team will head to Bulgaria this Sunday ahead of their participation in a Futsal Euro 2018 Preliminary Round tournament.
FIFA referee Esther Azzopardi has decided to retire from refereeing with immediate effect.
The programme of this live-in for twelve participants was organized by the Refereeing Centre and coordinated by the Referees’ Academy’s Project Leader Paul Caruana assisted by James Farrugia from the Refereeing Centre’s Recruitment and Retention Unit.
Leaders Balzan Youths and second-placed Hibernians were both held to a draw by Birkirkara and Floriana at the National Stadium, Ta’ Qali on Sunday.
Interest is running high and building up in the MSV Life Masters League, as who will be the six teams that will contest in the Premier Division in the second phase, with the remaining six play in Division One.
Hibernians closed the gap on leaders Balzan Youths to just one point thanks to a comfortable 3-0 win over Gzira United, while Tarxien Rainbows brushed aside bottom of table Pembroke Athleta 7-1 on Sunday.
Valletta put behind them the mid-week FA Trophy exit and maintained the pace with the premier league front-runners thanks to a 1-0 win over Birkirkara on Saturday.
MSV LIFE Masters League is without doubt getting stronger and attracting more legendary players.
The FA Trophy quarter-finals draw, held on Friday afternoon at the National Stadium, has thrown up some enticing encounters.
Malta Women's National Team will be playing against Greece, Albania and Kosovo in Group 3 of their World Cup qualifications.
The second match day of 2017 will be completed this week, with fixtures from both the First and Second Division.
Hamrun Spartans and Valletta returned to winning ways after beating Sliema Wanderers and Gzira United on Saturday.
Eight teams will return to action for the first time in 2017 to wrap up the second round of both the Women’s First and Second Division.
EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS HISTORY

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS HISTORY

THE JOURNEY BEGINS

Travel back in time as we take a look at the history of the European Championships, following the tournament's development into the third highest-profile event in the sporting world. Our first destination is 1960, with the final four descending on France to decide the inaugural winners.

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